Kgalema Motlanthe

Zuma recall highlights country needs versus party priorities

GIVEN the length of time it has taken the ANC’s highest decision-making structure, its national executive committee (NEC), to recall President Jacob Zuma, it is clear that there is either a loud and vociferous minority of Zuma defenders who still agree with his repeated claim that he has done nothing wrong  - despite all the [...]

2018-02-14T10:53:00+02:00February 14th, 2018|

State-captured SA is crying out for a second liberation

AT THE dawn of our democracy, soon after the formal end of apartheid and under the leadership of the inimitable Nelson Mandela, we, the people of South Africa, made a number of promises to ourselves, to our fellow Africans on the rest of the continent and to the diaspora, as well as to the rest [...]

2017-09-13T10:02:54+02:00September 13th, 2017|

SA needs to get it right this time

SOUTH Africa has its sights set on the 2019 general elections, which many people believe stand to herald a new era - another beginning. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa engaging with Keidanren (Federation of Economic Organizations of Japan) in a breakfast meeting at the Taj Hotel in Cape Town. 16/02/2016. Ntswe Mokoena That might [...]

2016-10-12T08:46:03+02:00October 12th, 2016|

Era of retribution will come

A FEW months ago I made reference to how the former national director of public prosecutions, highly respected Advocate Vusi Pikoli, was first suspended from his position by former president Thabo Mbeki for trying to do his job without fear or favour, as the law obliged him to do.  For those who do not recall [...]

2016-09-28T08:39:10+02:00September 28th, 2016|

Is SizweNtsalubaGobodo an ANC sweeper?

IT MAY seem like very long ago when it all began to unfold and I’m sure many have already forgotten about it, but back in 2007 a widely respected national director of public prosecutions, Advocate Vusi Pikoli, was suspended from his position after he reportedly refused to dance to the tune of then president Thabo [...]

2016-04-28T13:14:31+02:00April 28th, 2016|
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